Prophecy in today's headlines

Obama Limits When U.S. Would Use Nuclear Arms

President Obama said Monday that he was revamping American nuclear strategy to substantially narrow the conditions under which the United States would use nuclear weapons, even in self defense. But the president said in an interview that he was carving out an exception for “outliers like Iran and North Korea” that have violated or renounced […]

Russia Adopts Nuclear First Strike Military Doctrine

President Dmitry Medvedev has signed country’s new military doctrine which allows preventive nuclear strikes against potential aggressors. ”The President informed the members of Russia’s Security Council yesterday that he has approved two documents – the military doctrine and the Fundamentals of the state policy on nuclear deterrence until 2020,” presidential press secretary Natalia Timakova said. […]

Putin: We’ll Overwhelm U.S. Missile Shield

It’s been an excellent year in eeevil for Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin. Late last year, Russia revised its constitution to extend the presidential term to six years, paving the way for his return to the presidency in 2012. In the spring, he took another shirtless vacation with his crew. And in a recent marathon […]

US Admiral Concerned Over China Military Buildup

A U.S. Navy admiral expressed new concern over China’s military buildup and urged Beijing to be clearer about its intentions. With China’s military growing at an “unprecedented rate,” the U.S. wants to ensure that expansion doesn’t destabilize the region, Rear Adm. Kevin Donegan told reporters on a visit to the Chinese territory of Hong Kong. […]

Russia Simulates Nuclear Attack on Poland

The armed forces are said to have carried out “war games” in which nuclear missiles were fired and troops practised an amphibious landing on the country’s coast. Documents obtained by Wprost, one of Poland’s leading news magazines, said the exercise was carried out in conjunction with soldiers from Belarus. The manoeuvrings are thought to have […]

Inside the Apocalyptic Soviet Nuclear Doomsday Machine

Valery Yarynich glances nervously over his shoulder. Clad in a brown leather jacket, the 72-year-old former Soviet colonel is hunkered in the back of the dimly lit Iron Gate restaurant in Washington, DC. It’s March 2009—the Berlin Wall came down two decades ago—but the lean and fit Yarynich is as jumpy as an informant dodging […]

Iran Test-Fires Long-Range Missile – Puts Israel Within Reach

Iran test-fires one of its longest-range missiles, capable of carrying a warhead, state TV reports, putting Israel and U.S. bases in the Gulf within reach. Iran state television says the Revolutionary Guard has fired one of the longest-range missiles in its arsenal in a third round of tests meant to demonstrate the country’s preparedness for […]

Dismay in Europe as Obama Ditches Missile Defense

President Obama dismayed America’s allies in Europe and angered his political opponents at home today when he formally ditched plans to set up a missile defense shield in Poland and the Czech Republic. The project had been close to the heart of Mr Obama’s predecessor, President Bush, who had argued before leaving office in January […]